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October 19, 2011

Mayo Clinic Patient Creates Documentary to Educate Others on Frontotemporal Dementia

By Elizabeth Rice Elizabeth Rice

In Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD), areas of your brain (the frontal lobe and temporal lobe) shrink, causing progressive speech, language, personality and behavior problems, as well as a decline in your thinking and reasoning skills (cognitive skills). It is often misdiagnosed as a psychiatric problem or as Alzheimer’s disease, but FTD tends to occur at a […]

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